Reported Annual Crime In Closter

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCloster/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime36n/a (estimate)4151,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCloster/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a11.54.25.3
Rape1n/a11.516.240.4
Robbery0n/a0.0100.4102.8
Assault0n/a0.0124.2248.5
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)23245386
Burglary6n/a69.2282.7468.9
Theft27n/a311.31,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theft1n/a11.5126.6236.9
Property crime34n/a (estimate)3921,5452,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Closter, NJ is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 77% lower than the average of crimes committed in New Jersey. It is also 85% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Closter, NJ shows a crime rate that is 91% lower than the New Jersey average. The crime rate is also 94% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Closter, NJ is shown to be 75% lower than the New Jersey average and 84% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Closter is 85% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.14 daily crimes that occur in Closter.
  • Closter is safer than 93% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Closter you have a 1 in 241 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Closter has decreased by 10%.

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Compare Closter, NJ Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Closter (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Closter, NJ on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of New Jersey. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Closter, NJ (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to New Jersey state wide, are 4.31 times less than the state average and 6.84 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Closter, NJ on a daily bases are 10.63 times less than than New Jersey average and 16.75 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Closter, NJ are 3.94 times less than the daily state average and 6.25 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Closter (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in New Jersey and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Closter, NJ? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Closter, NJ has been ranked safer than 90% of other cities in the state of New Jersey. In addition, Closter, NJ is safer than 93% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all New Jersey and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Closter, NJ. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Closter, NJ is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Closter

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Closter is 1 in 4338
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Closter is 1 in 256
The chance of being a victim of crime in Closter is 1 in 241
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Closter, NJ? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Closter, NJ your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 4338. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 256 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Closter, NJ is 1 in 241.

Year Over Year Crime In Closter (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Closter, NJ is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Closter, NJ has decreased by 34%, while the property crime rate in Closter, NJ has decreased by 9% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Closter, NJ has decreased by 11% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Closter police department

ItemClosterNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1814,540558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.15.73.3
There are a total of 18 Closter police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 62.4% less than the New Jersey average and 34.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in New Jersey

StateTotal offendersNew Jersey /100KNational /100K
New Jersey3,92447222
There are a total of 3,924 sex offenders in New Jersey. This yields a total of 47 sex offenders in New Jersey per 100,000 residents which is 79% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Northvale, NJ4,8010103103
Rockleigh, NJ5880189189
Harrington Park, NJ4,79021186207
Norwood, NJ5,82817222239
New Milford, NJ16,68212244256
Park Ridge, NJ8,85445213258
Great Neck Gardens, NY1,27853217270
Closter, NJ8,65023392415

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Port Jervis, NY8,6502452,2532,499
Sallisaw, OK8,6502704,9365,205
Wagoner, OK8,6472052,9823,187
Clarendon Hills, IL8,64169367436
Napoleon, OH8,6591282,3002,428
Closter, NJ8,65023392415
Source: The Closter, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.